Matthew Perry, the lovable star of the multi-award-winning cult comedy classic Friends, has tragically died in his Los Angeles home, aged 54.
The Canadian actor, best known for his role as Chandler Bing on NBC’s hit sitcom Friends had openly discussed his ongoing battle with addiction and had recently launched his memoir where we provide fans with a candid and intimate look into his life as one of the world’s most notable stars.
According to TMZ, police officers and the LA Fire Department were called to Perry’s LA home for a “water incident.” It’s here, officials found the star unresponsive at home in his jacuzzi after a suspected drowning. It’s reported that no drugs were found on the scene.
Fans flocked to Perry’s social media to share messages of love and condolences, commenting on his final Instagram post in which the Friends star is sitting under the moonlight in his jacuzzi, posted with the caption: “Oh, so warm water swirling around makes you feel good? I’m Mattman.”
In hindsight, it’s a profoundly eerie image, shared just days before the same hot tub would reportedly be the cause of the star’s tragic and sudden death.
Tributes dedicated to the late actor were coming in from all corners of the globe; from Hollywood stars to politicians, Matthew Perry’s enduring legacy will be his unwavering ability to connect with his fans; whose talents would resonate with and touch millions of people all over the world.
“Matthew was an incredibly gifted actor and an indelible part of the Warner Bros,” the company said in a statement. “The impact of his comedic genius was felt around the world, and his legacy will live on in the hearts of so many. This is a heartbreaking day, and we send our love to his family, his loved ones, and all of his devoted fans.”
Well, Mattman, godspeed. You will be missed.
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